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HB 12 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to individuals who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and who are or have been involved with the court system. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 103 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to certain body cavity searches conducted by a peace officer. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 161 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the child support obligation of an obligor during the obligor's confinement in jail or prison. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Received from the House
HB 239 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to a report regarding the confinement of pregnant inmates by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 255 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises or property of certain recreational facilities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 337 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance benefits, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 342 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to notice provided to a court regarding certain defendants placed on state jail felony community supervision. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
HB 418 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to certain duties of the Commission on Jail Standards regarding guidelines for the transportation of inmates by private vendors. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 472 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to judicial review of protective orders and the duration of those orders. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 553 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a task force to identify opportunities for academic credit and industry recognition for inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 562 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to a committee formed to adopt a plan to deal with mental illness in the criminal justice system. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 618 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to certain notices and information about certain releasees from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice that are provided to or made accessible to criminal justice agencies and to notification of an executive clemency recommendation by the Board of Pardons and Paroles. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
HB 638 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of unmanned aircraft over correctional facility or critical infrastructure facility. House: Corrections Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 662 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to a credit toward payment of costs for a defendant confined in jail or other facility before sentencing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 821 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to the solicitation of pen pals by certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
HB 853 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to the creation of a mental health treatment for incarceration diversion pilot program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 865 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to establishing a veterans services coordinator for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and a veterans reentry dorm program for certain state jail defendants confined by the department. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 965 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the authority of a retail public water utility to require an operator of a correctional facility to comply with water conservation measures. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 980 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to reducing certain fees for a license to carry a handgun for county jailers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1163 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to eligibility for membership and funding of benefits for certain law enforcement, custodial, and other peace officers. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 1215 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the inclusion of an incarcerated person in the population data used for redistricting according to the person's last residence before incarceration. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 1287 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the electronic monitoring of certain defendants as an alternative to confinement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1409 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to reporting concerning certain inmates who are confined in county jails for misdemeanor offenses. House: County Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1412 85-0 (2017) Author: Arévalo, Diana | et. al. Relating to the continuation of medical assistance benefits for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1421 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to a report by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice regarding inmate grievances. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1424 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the operation of an unmanned aircraft over certain facilities or sports venues; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1550 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James | et. al. Relating to the confinement in a county jail of a person pending a transfer to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the reimbursement of certain costs of confinement. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1734 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1897 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to registering to vote and voting while in custody at certain county jails and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2120 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to good conduct time earned by certain inmates and the consideration of release on parole for those inmates. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2226 85-0 (2017) Author: Lang, Mike Relating to complaints filed against certain law enforcement officers, peace officers, detention officers, and county jailers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2448 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the award of good conduct time to certain inmates. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2451 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to a proxy for a member of the legislature visiting a facility operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2702 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses and the confinement or release of those individuals prior to prosecution. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2913 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the transfer and transportation from one facility to another of an individual under an emergency mental health detention. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3000 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the eligibility for medical assistance of certain persons with mental illness confined in certain facilities, certain duties of the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System related to persons with mental illness, and the creation of a grant program to reduce recidivism of persons with mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3001 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3053 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to the availability of certain dates of birth under the public information law. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3130 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the establishment of an educational and vocational training pilot program for certain state jail felony defendants. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3132 85-0 (2017) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers and employees killed in the line of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3161 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al. Relating to a county jail-based restoration of competency program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3269 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a protocol for contraband searches conducted by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice during extreme weather conditions. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3325 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to a prohibition on placing juveniles in privately owned places of detention. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 3428 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to minimum standards regarding the continuity of prescription medications for the care and treatment of county jail prisoners. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3520 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3844 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the independent ombudsman for county jails. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4098 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to jail administrators in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 4117 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the provision of telemental health services to prisoners confined in county jails, including the creation of the county jail telemental health fund, and to certain rules and procedures relating to the safety of those prisoners. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Posting rule suspended
HB 4142 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to certain requirements of counties and other governmental entities regarding behavioral health. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4258 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a study on mental health screening and treatment for certain inmates confined in county and municipal jails. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4259 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to training and standards applicable to the confinement of a female prisoner having a mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 118 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 235 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 257 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Dale, Tony
Relating to judicial review of protective orders and the duration of those orders. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 264 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: White, James | et. al.
Relating to an application made by a peace officer, county jailer, or state correctional officer to obtain a license to carry a handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 332 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the electronic monitoring of certain defendants as an alternative to confinement. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 343 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Moody, Joe | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper sexual activity with a person under supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 395 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of unmanned aircraft over correctional facility or critical infrastructure facility. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Corrections
SB 485 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the creation of the office of independent oversight ombudsman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 523 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of unmanned aircraft over correctional facility or critical infrastructure facility. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 582 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the discharge of a prisoner from a county jail. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 677 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: White, James
Relating to the creation of a task force to identify opportunities for academic credit and industry recognition for inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 767 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to accounting for costs incurred by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice as a result of the presence in this state of persons who are not lawfully present in the United States. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 901 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of unmanned aircraft over correctional facility or critical infrastructure facility. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 925 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the facilitation of voting by persons confined in certain jails. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 984 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to certain duties of a sheriff regarding a county jail prisoner's health benefits coverage information. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1011 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the establishment of an educational and vocational training pilot program for certain state jail felony defendants. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1180 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers and employees killed in the line of duty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1183 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to the period for which a person may be committed to receive certain temporary mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1326 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to certain duties of the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System related to persons with mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1332 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the availability of certain dates of birth under the public information law. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1366 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to eligibility for membership and funding of benefits for certain law enforcement, custodial, and other peace officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1612 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the solicitation of pen pals by certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1676 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland
Relating to the veterans county service office. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1849 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses, to the confinement, conviction, or release of those individuals, and to grants supporting populations that are more likely to interact frequently with law enforcement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
SB 1913 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences, including fines, fees, and costs, imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1977 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to the authority of the independent ombudsman for the Texas Juvenile Justice Department to investigate and evaluate certain juvenile facilities. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
SB 2135 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to services provided to veterans who have been arrested for a misdemeanor or felony offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2236 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the independent ombudsman for county jails. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2237 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to prescription medications for the care and treatment of inmates and prisoners in county jails. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 144 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 161 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to housing prisoners in a tent or other facility in lieu of a county jail. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 257 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to a judge's or justice's significant interest in a business entity that owns, manages, or operates a private correctional or rehabilitation facility. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 305 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to registering to vote and voting while in custody at certain county jails and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 307 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Burton, Konni
Relating to a study on the feasibility and potential costs and benefits of implementing a pay-for-performance contract program for certain criminal justice programs and services. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 310 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the cost of confinement and imprisonment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and reimbursement from the federal government for that cost. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 511 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses committed against a person in custody. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 549 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to certain duties of the Commission on Jail Standards regarding visitation periods for county jail prisoners. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 569 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to providing inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice with information regarding reentry and reintegration resources. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 634 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the rights of a guardian of a person in the criminal justice system. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 714 84-0 (2015) Author: Longoria, Oscar | et. al. Relating to certain bonuses offered to certain correctional officers employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 759 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the maximum cumulative period allowed for restoration of a defendant's competency to stand trial and to certain time credits awarded against that cumulative period. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 875 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the verification of the veteran status of inmates and prisoners. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 890 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to reducing certain fees for a license to carry a concealed handgun for county jailers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 904 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of certain inmates to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice following pronouncement of the inmate's sentence. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1015 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to notice provided to a court regarding certain defendants placed on state jail felony community supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1083 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to a mental health assessment of certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1084 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to the reporting of certain information regarding inmates and the use of administrative segregation by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1140 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the confinement of pregnant prisoners in county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1141 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to reports regarding the use of restraints on pregnant prisoners in county jails. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1211 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the provision of medical care to inmates confined by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1423 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the authority of certain counties to contract with a private vendor for the operation of a detention facility. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1528 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the provision of services to certain HIV-infected individuals. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1546 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the award of diligent participation credit to defendants confined in a state jail felony facility. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1586 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the operation and administration of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and its facilities, to the operation of post-adjudication secure correctional facilities for juvenile offenders, and to the commitment and placement of juvenile offenders. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1587 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to disclosing certain information about each substance used to execute a person convicted of capital murder. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1595 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to testing certain defendants or confined persons for communicable diseases. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1810 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to the sale of prison-made products to certain persons. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1855 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to training, continuing education, and weapons proficiency standards for correctional officers employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1908 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the continuity of care for offenders with mental impairments. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2189 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to a developmentally disabled offender program established by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2448 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to examine the state jail system within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2523 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al. Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2597 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to the creation of a mental health treatment for incarceration diversion pilot program. House: Corrections
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2616 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to procedures related to juvenile justice proceedings; increasing the punishment for certain delinquent conduct. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2640 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the cost of confinement and imprisonment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and reimbursement from the federal government for that cost. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2788 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the authority of a retail public water utility to require an operator of a correctional facility to comply with water conservation measures. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2923 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the conditions of confinement of children prior to certain judicial proceedings. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues No action taken in committee
HB 2977 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to issues affecting counties and certain other governmental entities; authorizing fees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3277 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the authority of the office of independent ombudsman with the Texas Juvenile Justice Department in regard to juveniles in custody in certain facilities. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3303 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the creation of the Office of the Independent Oversight Ombudsman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3388 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to increasing the fee on conviction paid by a defendant for a peace officer committing or releasing the defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3726 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to establishing a veterans services coordinator for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and a veterans rehabilitation dorm program for certain state jail defendants confined by the department. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3798 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to providing financial assistance to certain survivors of an inmate who died as a result of a traffic accident that occurred while the inmate was being transported by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or a person under contract with the department. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3799 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the expunction of certain drug-related offenses following successful treatment and rehabilitation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4007 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to procedures applicable to a person released on parole or to mandatory supervision and charged with certain new offenses or an administrative violation of a condition of release. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
SB 99 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the supervised reentry into the community of certain inmates nearing their date of discharge from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 126 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the release of certain inmates on medically recommended intensive supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 183 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: White, James
Relating to the offenses of the violation of civil rights of and improper sexual activity with individuals in custody; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 231 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to certain duties of the Commission on Jail Standards regarding visitation periods for county jail prisoners. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 417 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to participate in a drug court program. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 509 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses committed against a person in custody. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 578 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to providing inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice with information regarding reentry and reintegration resources. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 589 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the award of diligent participation credit to defendants confined in a state jail felony facility. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 696 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to increasing the fee on conviction paid by a defendant for a peace officer committing or releasing the defendant. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 890 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to restricting the use of administrative segregation by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for certain inmates. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 891 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the operations of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, including conditions of confinement of certain inmates and required training for correctional officers employed by the department. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1129 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the transportation of a person with a mental illness. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1149 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Relating to the commitment of certain juveniles to local post-adjudication secure correctional facilities in certain counties and to the release under supervision of those juveniles. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
SB 1158 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to a county jail sales and use tax; authorizing a tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1326 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the maximum cumulative period allowed for restoration of a defendant's competency to stand trial and to certain time credits awarded against that cumulative period. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1477 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the continuity of care and service program for offenders with mental impairments. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1547 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to reducing certain fees for a license to carry a concealed handgun for county jailers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1704 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the transfer of certain inmates to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice following pronouncement of the inmate's sentence. Senate: Criminal Justice Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1762 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the provision of medical care to inmates confined by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1777 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1887 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the period for which a defendant with an intellectual disability who is found incompetent to stand trial may be civilly committed before the court holds a hearing to determine whether the defendant's release is appropriate. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1888 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to a requirement that a county report the number of certain persons with mental illness detained in that county's jail. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 37 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to ensuring the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 62 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to a justice or judge having an interest in a business entity that owns, manages, or operates a private correctional or rehabilitation facility. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 177 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to housing prisoners in a tent or other facility in lieu of a county jail. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 329 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the inclusion of an incarcerated person in the population data used for redistricting according to the person's last residence before incarceration. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 370 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to registering to vote and voting while in custody at certain county jails and related procedures. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 529 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the detention of juveniles pending criminal trial. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 634 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the verification of an inmate's veteran status by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 684 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the inclusion of an incarcerated person in the population data used for redistricting according to the person's last residence before incarceration. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 686 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa Relating to the reporting of certain information regarding inmates and the use of administrative segregation by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 797 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to certain written information the Windham School District must provide to a person before the person enrolls in a district vocational training program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 799 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to vocational training programs provided by the Windham School District. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 877 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the establishment of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Oversight Committee. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 968 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice inmate grievance system. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 978 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the transportation of certain patients to a mental health facility. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1070 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the expunction of certain alcohol- and drug-related offenses following successful treatment and rehabilitation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1266 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a review of and report regarding the use of adult and juvenile administrative segregation in facilities in this state. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1541 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to a study on recidivism rates for certain juveniles committed to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or the Texas Juvenile Justice Department. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1543 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the eligibility for reappointment of the independent ombudsman of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and the authority of the independent ombudsman in regard to juveniles in custody in certain facilities other than the department's facilities. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
HB 1544 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the authority of a county to contract with a private vendor for the operation of a detention facility. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1992 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the transfer of certain inmates to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice following pronouncement of the inmate's sentence. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2053 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to temporarily holding certain arrested persons in municipal jails. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2239 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to evaluating the adequacy of education provided to children in county jails. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2289 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and the Windham School District and to the functions of the Board of Pardons and Paroles and the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2349 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to a jail-based restoration of competency pilot program. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2398 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to a study of and report regarding Texas Department of Criminal Justice visitation policies. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2417 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the procedures applicable to state jail felony community supervision and to the punishment prescribed for certain state jail felonies. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2454 83-0 (2013) Author: Frank, James
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to reimbursement of health care services rendered by a health care provider for an inmate of a county jail or another county correctional facility. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2579 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses committed against a person in custody. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2598 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to AIDS, HIV, and hepatitis education and testing for inmates, state jail defendants, and employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2625 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to disease management practices of local mental health authorities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2634 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the satisfaction of a condition of community supervision requiring performance of community service. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2652 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to providing inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice with information regarding reentry and reintegration resources. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2678 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses committed against a person in custody. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2679 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to permitting an alternative plea for a defendant detained in jail pending trial for a Class C misdemeanor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2719 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to collecting and reporting information concerning inmates who have been in the conservatorship of a state agency responsible for providing child protective services and concerning inmate parole, reentry, and integration. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2734 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to the establishment of the Texas State Jail Committee to study and make recommendations concerning the state jail system. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2811 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve | et. al. Relating to programs provided by volunteer and faith-based organizations to inmates in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2847 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to the composition of the Texas Council on Purchasing from People with Disabilities and certain contract requirements for political subdivisions of this state. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 2877 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the applicability of the Texas Theft Liability Act to certain claims by inmates for lost, damaged, or confiscated property. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3004 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the award of diligent participation credit to defendants confined in a state jail felony facility. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3055 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to minimum jail standards for county jails. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3191 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John Relating to the Correctional Management Institute of Texas at Sam Houston State University. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3248 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the use of jail commissary proceeds in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3406 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to creating an offense for persons imprisoned or confined in correctional facilities to threaten to harm certain other persons by certain means of communication. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3420 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to the carrying of firearms by certain off-duty employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the carrying of a handgun by a license holder in certain locations; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3531 83-0 (2013) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to establishing a peer education program for offenders in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3533 83-0 (2013) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to notifying the next of kin of a person confined in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of a change in the person's eligibility to receive visitors. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3793 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to powers, duties, and services of entities serving counties and county residents. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
SB 36 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the detention and transportation of a person with a mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 213 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and the Windham School District and to the functions of the Board of Pardons and Paroles and the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 254 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the satisfaction of a condition of community supervision requiring performance of community service. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 368 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the release by a sheriff of certain defendants to an electronic monitoring or house arrest program. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
SB 527 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the detention by local law enforcement agencies of certain persons subject to federal immigration detainers. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 688 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the transfer of certain inmates to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice following pronouncement of the inmate's sentence. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 991 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the release of certain inmates on medically recommended intensive supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1003 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to a review of and report regarding the use of adult and juvenile administrative segregation in facilities in this state. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1173 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: White, James
Relating to procedures for the sentencing and placement on community supervision of defendants charged with the commission of a state jail felony. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1313 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to the Correctional Management Institute of Texas at Sam Houston State University. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1357 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the use of administrative segregation or seclusion in county jails. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1475 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to a jail-based restoration of competency pilot program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1522 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the procedures applicable to the revocation of a person's release on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1562 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the applicability of the public information law to certain nongovernmental entities involved in law enforcement and corrections. Senate: Open Government Referred to Open Government
SB 1717 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the authority of the office of independent ombudsman with the Texas Juvenile Justice Department in regard to juveniles in custody in facilities other than juvenile justice facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1753 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to ensuring the continuation of medical assistance benefits for individuals after release or discharge from certain facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1802 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the reporting of certain information regarding inmates and the use of administrative segregation by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1839 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the detention of certain juvenile offenders. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1912 83-0 (2013) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to disease management practices of local mental health authorities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SCR 37 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1003. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
HB 46 83-1 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the inclusion of an incarcerated person in the population data used for redistricting according to the person's last residence before incarceration. Filed
HB 167 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 383 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to allowing a surrogate decision-maker to consent to certain medical treatments on behalf of an inmate of a correctional facility. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 517 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the modification or enforcement of a child support order during the obligor's confinement in jail or prison. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 684 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to housing prisoners in a tent or other facility in lieu of a county jail. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 694 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of certain inmates who complete a rehabilitation program. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 778 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the execution of lawful process by county jailers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 875 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the identification of certain defendants as foreign nationals who were not lawfully admitted to the United States or whose lawful status has expired and to their release on bail. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 934 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to an administrative fee for defendants required by a court to perform community service in lieu of serving a term of confinement in county jail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1073 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to discharging or releasing inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice from regional release facilities. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1128 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to consent to certain medical treatments by a surrogate decision-maker on behalf of certain inmates. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1227 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the inclusion of an incarcerated person in the population data used for redistricting according to the person's last residence before incarceration. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 1381 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the service of civil process on an inmate of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1418 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to inmate litigation. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1566 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1567 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of certain counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1599 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the sale of prison-made products to nonprofit organizations. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1738 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain individuals for medical assistance on confinement in, placement in, detention in, or commitment to and release from certain facilities and other settings. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1763 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the timely transfer of certain inmates from county jails to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Meeting cancelled
HB 1879 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the use of money appropriated out of the general revenue fund for the provision of postsecondary educational programs to persons confined or imprisoned in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 1908 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain providers of correctional health care. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2004 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the sale of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 2005 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the exchange of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2072 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the authority of a county to contract with a private organization for the operation of a detention facility. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2143 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the conditions of community service of certain offenders and the reentry and reintegration of offenders released or discharged from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Meeting cancelled
HB 2239 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the minimum number of county jailers necessary to staff a county jail. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2348 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to certain standards applicable to certain prisoners confined in a county jail pending transfer to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2352 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain inmates for release to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2354 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the installation and use of a pen register, ESN reader, trap and trace device, mobile tracking device, or similar equipment in a correctional facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2446 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the release of confidential physician-patient communications in certain circumstances. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2524 82-0 (2011) Author: Cain, Erwin Relating to the criminal offenses for which and the circumstances under which certain communication devices may be detected and communications may be intercepted. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2569 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to county contracts with private entities for jail facilities; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2649 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the award of diligent participation credit to defendants confined in a state jail felony facility. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2689 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to certain inmates entering certain pleas by mail or certain secure electronic transmissions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 2844 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the supervision of certain people convicted of a criminal offense and to the organization and operation of certain correctional entities. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2845 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the authority of a judge to impose a period of confinement in a county jail for a violation of a condition of community supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2930 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to contracting for and making purchases with proceeds from a commissary for the use of inmates in the jails of certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2945 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the promotion of efficiencies in and the administration of certain district court and county services and functions. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3107 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to notification to the United States Social Security Administration of the release of certain prisoners from county jails. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3239 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the testing of certain inmates for all types of Hepatitis. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3250 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the operation of a jail commissary in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3281 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the containment of costs incurred in the correctional health care system. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3305 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to the discharge of a prisoner from a county jail. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3366 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James Relating to the placement of certain state jail felons on community supervision. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3379 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to the appointment of members of the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee, and the authority of the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee to direct the allocation of legislative appropriations for the purpose of providing health care to the persons confined by the department. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3386 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the supervision of certain people convicted of a criminal offense and to the organization and operation of certain correctional entities. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3401 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of the Commission on Jail Standards and addressing mental health issues in jail. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3459 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the containment of costs incurred in the correctional health care system. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 3617 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to abolishing the Texas Commission on Fire Protection, the Commission on Jail Standards, and the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education and transferring certain of the powers and duties of those agencies to the newly created Public Safety Licensing Commission. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3657 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to the collection of certain fees by the Commission on Jail Standards. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3728 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the composition of and powers and duties of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3759 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James Relating to the criminal offenses for which and the circumstances under which certain communication devices may be detected and communications may be intercepted. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3761 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to the treatment of and services provided to certain inmates in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, to the provision of medical care to inmates in the custody of the department, to the release of inmates on parole and other forms of supervised release, and to certain other matters affecting the department. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3764 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to the reporting of certain information regarding inmates and the use of administrative segregation by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3766 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the use of proceeds from a county jail's commissary operation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HCR 170 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3459. Filed
HCR 171 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3459. Filed
SB 44 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the detention and transportation of a person with a mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 382 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to an administrative fee for defendants required by a court to perform community service in lieu of serving a term of confinement in county jail. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 604 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi | et. al.
Relating to the execution of lawful process by county jailers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 856 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to consent to certain medical treatments by a surrogate decision-maker on behalf of certain inmates. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 883 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to awarding credit to an inmate for certain time between release on and revocation of parole, mandatory supervision, or conditional pardon. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 884 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the retention of good conduct time by an inmate whose release on parole or to mandatory supervision is revoked. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 954 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the authority of certain counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 955 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the authority of counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1014 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Marquez, Marisa
Relating to the discharge of a prisoner from a county jail. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1071 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the exchange of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1072 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the sale of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 1209 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Marquez, Marisa | et. al.
Relating to the detention of certain juvenile offenders. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1233 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the promotion of efficiencies in and the administration of certain district court and county services and functions. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1259 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the eligibility of certain individuals for medical assistance on confinement in, placement in, detention in, or commitment to and release from certain facilities and other settings. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1522 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Relating to the entering of a plea in a criminal case by a defendant confined in a penal institution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1683 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the eligibility of certain inmates for release on mandatory supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1687 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to information on turnover among licensed jailers at jails under the jurisdiction of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1698 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to reporting concerning inmates who are confined in county jails and subject to federal immigration detainers. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1832 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to notice to inmates and their attorneys of lethal substance or substances to be used in lethal injection. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 26 82-1 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the containment of costs incurred in the correctional health care system and to studies regarding delivery of health care services by certain nurses. House: Corrections Received from the House
HB 93 81-0 (2009) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the reinstatement of good conduct time suspended during a term of imprisonment. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 94 81-0 (2009) Author: Hodge, Terri
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the application of laws awarding credit to an inmate for time between release on and subsequent revocation of parole, mandatory supervision, or conditional pardon. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 137 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to compensatory time accrued by a correctional officer employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 138 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to a salary career ladder for correctional officers. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 285 81-0 (2009) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the use of tobacco products and cigarettes on property owned, used, or controlled by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 452 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 483 81-0 (2009) Author: Pierson, Paula | et. al. Relating to an administrative fee for defendants required by a court to perform community service in lieu of serving a term of confinement in county jail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 518 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to programs to provide student loan repayment assistance for certain correctional officers, for certain speech-language pathologists and audiologists, and for certain mathematics and science teachers. House: Corrections
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 672 81-0 (2009) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of an incarcerated person in the population data used for redistricting according to the person's last residence before incarceration. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 944 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to in-prison geriatric communities. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 950 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the modification or enforcement of a child support order during the obligor's confinement in jail or prison. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1048 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the number of counties or municipalities necessary to establish a regional drug court program. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1225 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the establishment, operation, or change in use or capacity of certain community residential facilities or correctional or rehabilitation facilities. House: Corrections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1481 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to certain offenses regarding the possession or use of a cellular telephone by an inmate or defendant in a correctional or detention facility and to the detection and monitoring of that possession or use. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1711 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to establish a comprehensive reentry and reintegration plan for offenders released or discharged from a correctional facility. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
HB 1714 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the repeal of the authority of a county to contract with a private entity for jail facilities. House: Corrections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1721 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to taking or attempting to take a weapon from an employee or official of a correctional facility. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1728 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the authority of the inspector general of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to issue administrative subpoenas for certain communications records. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1868 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to distribution of sexual barrier protection devices to inmates and state jail defendants confined in facilities operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the testing of certain inmates for HIV. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1899 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of certain inmates who complete a rehabilitation program. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1914 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to abolishing the Private Sector Prison Industries Oversight Authority and to the certification and operation of private sector prison industries programs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1958 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al | et. al. Relating to the release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of certain inmates who complete a rehabilitation program. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2161 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to a personal identification certificate or driver's license issued to present or former inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2162 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Reentry Policy Task Force to review corrections policies, programs, and procedures for inmates released into the community. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2246 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the ratio of correctional officers to prisoners in a county jail. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2269 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to certain personnel policies of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to certain related duties of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2289 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to discharging or releasing inmates from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice at or near certain department facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2324 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to sell certain real property for municipal airport expansion. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 2371 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen | et. al. Relating to the forfeiture of an inmate's good conduct time as a result of filing certain motions for forensic DNA testing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2415 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the enforcement of a court order requiring an inmate imprisoned in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to pay child support. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2618 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to school district reporting of students placed in disciplinary alternative education programs or expelled from school. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2791 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the authority of certain county jail guards to carry firearms. House: Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2816 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the deduction of membership fees for correctional employee organizations from a state employee's salary. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 2818 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the use of videoconferencing in certain proceedings involving inmates confined in a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2855 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the inclusion of an incarcerated person in the population data used for redistricting according to the person's last residence before incarceration. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 2933 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to requiring certain criminal defendants to make payments to the compensation to victims of crime fund. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3055 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the racial and ethnic classification of individuals confined in the criminal and juvenile justice systems. House: Corrections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3205 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 3228 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the offense of prohibited substances and items in correctional facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3247 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the authority of a county to contract with a private organization for the operation of a detention facility. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3372 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to certain inmates entering certain pleas by mail or certain secure electronic transmissions. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3392 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3438 81-0 (2009) Author: Hodge, Terri
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to convey certain real property to the City of Dallas in exchange for comparable property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3439 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk Relating to the development and use of an inmate skills development assessment instrument by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3497 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the career ladder for certain prison industry workers. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3649 81-0 (2009) Author: Marquez, Marisa | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to a policy regarding the receipt of books by mail by an inmate in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3653 81-0 (2009) Author: Marquez, Marisa | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Relating to the use of restraints to control the movement of pregnant women and female children confined in certain correctional facilities in this state. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3654 81-0 (2009) Author: Marquez, Marisa | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Relating to certain duties of and reports submitted to the Commission on Jail Standards regarding county jail inmates who are pregnant. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3663 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the places and conditions of detention for certain juvenile offenders. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3671 81-0 (2009) Author: Sheffield, Ralph
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the documents that are required for the transfer of a defendant from a county to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3721 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to the training and certification of certain members or former members of the military as correctional officers. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3903 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to county contracts with private entities for jail facilities; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3976 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with certain new offenses or an administrative violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3991 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a one-time retention bonus for certain classified state employees. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4058 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to creating an offense for persons imprisoned or confined in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to use the mail to harm or threaten to harm certain other persons. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4252 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to certain inmates entering certain pleas by mail or certain secure electronic transmissions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 4485 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the identification of certain defendants as foreign nationals who were not lawfully admitted to the United States or whose lawful status has expired and to their release on bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4538 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the rendering of a judgment and sentence in the absence of certain defendants charged with certain misdemeanors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4606 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to regulation contracts for operation of jails or correctional facilities. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 4684 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to state prisoners in a county jail. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
SB 32 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the detention and transportation of a person with a mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 137 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 425 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to develop and use an operations manual for maintaining certain environmental conditions inside certain confinement facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 633 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the number of counties or municipalities necessary to establish a regional drug court program. House: Corrections
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 831 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to certain directions given to state jail felons at the time of discharge from a state jail felony facility. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 919 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to an administrative fee for defendants required by a court to perform community service in lieu of serving a term of confinement in county jail. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 976 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to distribution of sexual barrier protection devices to inmates and state jail defendants confined in facilities operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1009 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1149 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Charlie
Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to sell certain real property for municipal airport expansion. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 1169 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to abolishing the Private Sector Prison Industries Oversight Authority and to the certification and operation of private sector prison industries programs. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1206 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Edwards, Al
Relating to the release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of certain inmates who complete a rehabilitation program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1321 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to discharging or releasing inmates from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice at or near certain department facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1401 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to taking or attempting to take a weapon from an employee or official of a correctional facility that is operated by a county or municipality. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1509 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the Correctional Facility Capacity Commission. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1653 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the deduction of membership fees for correctional employee organizations from a state employee's salary. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1680 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to voter approval for certain contracts between political subdivisions and private entities relating to correctional facilities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1690 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to certain correctional facilities that house only federal prisoners. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1786 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to establish a comprehensive reentry and reintegration plan for offenders released or discharged from a correctional facility. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1844 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to revenue received from the provision of pay telephone service to inmates confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1847 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Moody, Joseph
Relating to the provision of services to a wrongfully imprisoned person who is discharged from a correctional facility. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1949 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the provision of crime victims' compensation to juvenile offenders who are victims of criminally injurious conduct. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1977 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the ratio of correctional officers to prisoners in a county jail. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2176 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the timely transfer of inmates from certain county jails to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 2304 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the amount of hazardous duty pay for certain employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2309 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to certain personnel policies of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to certain related duties of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2584 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the reporting of certain felons incarcerated in Texas jails to federal authorities. House: Corrections
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
SCR 21 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Urging the Texas congressional delegation to take action to prohibit the use of federal funds to transfer enemy combatants detained at Guantanamo Bay to any facility in Texas or to build or modify facilities for any such enemy combatants in the state. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to Veteran Affairs & Military Instal
HB 43 80-0 (2007) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al. Relating to the provision of pay telephone service to inmates confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 44 80-0 (2007) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the restoration of good conduct time forfeited during a term of imprisonment. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 45 80-0 (2007) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the use of tobacco products and cigarettes on property owned, used, or controlled by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 46 80-0 (2007) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al. Relating to the application of laws awarding credit to an inmate for time between release on and subsequent revocation of parole, mandatory supervision, or conditional pardon. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 47 80-0 (2007) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the provision of educational services to certain inmates imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 168 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the efficient use by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of county jail beds provided by contract between the department and counties. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 198 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the capacity of certain correctional facilities operated under contracts between the Texas Board of Criminal Justice and a private vendor or county commissioners court. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 199 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to a residential infant care program for mothers confined in Texas Department of Criminal Justice facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 221 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to housing prisoners in a tent or other facility in lieu of a county jail. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 281 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to state funding of the Windham School District. House: Corrections Postponed
HB 282 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the applicability of certain certification requirements to the superintendent of the Windham School District. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 315 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to the career ladder for certain prison industry workers. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 409 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to requiring certain inmates to receive a high school equivalency certificate before their release or as a condition of release on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 427 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of certain crimes occurring in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or Texas Youth Commission. House: Corrections Reported favorably as substituted
HB 428 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the authority of the inspector general of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to issue administrative subpoenas for certain communication records. House: Corrections
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to Government Organization
HB 429 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to a study of the expenses of health care for certain elderly inmates. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 431 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the release of a defendant convicted of a state jail felony on medically recommended intensive supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 432 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of the sale of prison-produced articles or products. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 433 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to disclosure by the inspector general of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of the identifying information of victims of sex offenses who are confined in a facility operated by or under contract with the department. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 435 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the detection and monitoring of a cellular telephone in the possession of or used by an inmate or state jail defendant. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 530 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the operation and funding of drug court programs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 608 80-0 (2007) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to access to television by inmates confined by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in death row segregation. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 728 80-0 (2007) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the use of unsworn declarations and certifications. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 763 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to in-prison geriatric communities. House: Corrections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 780 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the modification or enforcement of a child support order during the obligor's confinement in jail or prison. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 905 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to verifying the immigration status of certain defendants confined in correctional facilities. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 927 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to a court's jurisdiction to suspend the sentence imposed for a felony and place the defendant on community supervision. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 942 80-0 (2007) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1061 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to confinement in county jail of a defendant awaiting transfer to a community corrections facility or a substance abuse treatment facility. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1068 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to distribution of condoms to inmates and state jail defendants confined in facilities operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1159 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the testing of certain inmates for HIV or AIDS. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1276 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to the testing of certain inmates for HIV or AIDS. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1354 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to housing conditions for inmates confined in a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 1509 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to judicial discretion with respect to presentence evaluations concerning certain sex offenders and to conditions of community supervision based on those evaluations. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 1511 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the punishment for criminal offenses involving secure correctional facility property or committed by persons confined in secure correctional facilities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1514 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to presentence or postsentence investigations or reports and to certain conditions of community supervision based on those investigations or reports. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1515 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the eligibility of persons convicted of a state jail felony to participate in the state boot camp program. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1770 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to housing and medical care for pregnant inmates, or female inmates who have an infant, confined in a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1780 80-0 (2007) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the audit of a county jail's commissary operations. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1875 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to the operation and funding of drug court programs. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1888 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat | et. al. Relating to the provision of pay telephone service to inmates confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1944 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the elimination of sexual assault against inmates confined in a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2053 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee and to the functions of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2100 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to medical facilities for inmates released on medically recommended intensive supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2244 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the ratio of correctional officers to prisoners in a county jail. House: Corrections Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2304 80-0 (2007) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to taking or attempting to take a weapon from an employee or official of a correctional facility that is operated by a county or municipality. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2356 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to a performance audit by the comptroller of the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee and its health care provider contracts. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 2389 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the right of a minor in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to consent to medical, dental, psychological, and surgical treatment. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2497 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to compensatory time accrued by a correctional officer employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2498 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to hazardous duty pay for correctional officers employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2499 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to a salary career ladder for correctional officers. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2526 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Center for Correctional Public Health and Health Promotion. House: Corrections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2566 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to a document or instrument filed by an inmate with a court concerning real or personal property. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2611 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the eligibility of certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for medically recommended intensive supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2673 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to certain personnel policies of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to certain related duties of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2699 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the creation of special monitors for the Commission on Jail Standards. House: Corrections Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2871 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the creation and administration of the chemical dependency counselor undergraduate and graduate education scholarship program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2990 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to use of certain electronic monitoring technology in certain correctional facilities by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3010 80-0 (2007) Author: Pierson, Paula | et. al. Relating to an administrative fee for defendants required by a court to perform community service in lieu of serving a term of confinement in county jail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3034 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to merit pay for certain qualified professionals employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or the Texas Youth Commission. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3286 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to offender education facilitation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3304 80-0 (2007) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to certain correctional facilities that house only federal prisoners. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3383 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to procedures regarding certain criminal defendants who are or may be persons with mental illness or mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3636 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the appointment of an attorney to represent an indigent defendant who is in the custody of a correctional facility of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or another related correctional facility. House: Corrections Reported favorably as substituted
HB 3637 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the administration of Project RIO (Reintegration of Offenders). House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3639 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to an independent office of Inspector General to investigate abuse in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or the Texas Youth Commission. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3653 80-0 (2007) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to contracts between the Texas Board of Criminal Justice and private vendors for the use of inmate labor to construct fences along the Texas-Mexico border. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HCR 177 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Granting Michael "Ricky" Spencer and Mary Walker permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HR 2893 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 909. Reported enrolled
SB 185 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to contract with a private vendor for certain correctional facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 261 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the detention and transportation of a person with a mental illness. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 302 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Pierson, Paula
Relating to an administrative fee for defendants required by a court to perform community service in lieu of serving a term of confinement in county jail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 453 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne | et. al.
Relating to the testing of certain inmates for HIV or AIDS. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 672 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to distribution of sexual barrier protection devices to inmates and state jail defendants confined in facilities operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 838 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the revocation or modification of parole or mandatory supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 839 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the exchange of information among agencies related to the Texas Correctional Office on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments and the agencies responsible for continuity of care for offenders in the criminal justice system who are physically disabled, terminally ill, or significantly ill; providing a criminal penalty. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 909 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee, and to the functions of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. House: Corrections
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 946 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1175 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the elimination of sexual assault against inmates confined in a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1279 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to procedures occurring after a determination of a defendant's incompetency to stand trial. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1428 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to the arrest and commitment of certain individuals arrested under a warrant issued because of a violation of the conditions of parole. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1580 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat | et. al.
Relating to the provision of pay telephone service to inmates confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1763 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the ratio of correctional officers to prisoners in a county jail. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SR 1203 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 909. Reported enrolled
HB 43 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to conduct a mandatory human immunodeficiency virus test on certain inmates and state jail felons. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 129 79-0 (2005) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Relating to the authority to require a convicted person to perform manual labor for a nonprofit organization or a cemetery maintained by the county. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 138 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the amount of hazardous duty pay for certain state employees. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 196 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the introduction or possession of certain items in a jail; creating an offense. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 440 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the modification or enforcement of a child support order during the obligor's confinement in jail or prison. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on intent calendar
HB 448 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to in-prison geriatric communities. House: Corrections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 508 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the authority to require a convicted person to perform manual labor for a nonprofit organization. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 549 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to prohibiting the introduction of certain items in correctional facilities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 562 79-0 (2005) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the career ladder for certain prison industry workers. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 574 79-0 (2005) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the provision of pay telephone service to inmates confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 575 79-0 (2005) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the operation of community supervision and corrections departments and to the early release of a defendant from community supervision. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 640 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to peace officers commissioned and employed to perform duties at correctional facilities. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 642 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the training required for certain county jailers. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 845 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to certain standards applicable to the temporary confinement of certain inmates in holding areas located in county facilities. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 858 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the issuance of a marriage license to applicants who are unable to personally appear before the county clerk. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1093 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the eligibility of certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for medically recommended intensive supervision. House: Corrections Postponed
HB 1095 79-0 (2005) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the offense of harassment by persons in certain correctional facilities and to creating the offense of harassment of public servant. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1168 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to community supervision and corrections departments and to the immunity of certain judges for administrative acts in connection with those departments. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1290 79-0 (2005) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to imposing a cost on conviction to reimburse counties for medical expenses incurred by jail inmates. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1326 79-0 (2005) Author: Hope, Ruben | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to community supervision and corrections departments and to the immunity of certain judges for administrative acts in connection with those departments. House: Judiciary
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1365 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the provision of security and communication technology service to inmates and defendants confined in facilities operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1383 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to a study of the expenses of health care for certain elderly inmates. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1421 79-0 (2005) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the restoration of good conduct time forfeited during a term of imprisonment. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1422 79-0 (2005) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the use of tobacco products and cigarettes on property owned, used, or controlled by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1423 79-0 (2005) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the duration of the placement of an inmate in administrative segregation at the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1424 79-0 (2005) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to certain writs of habeas corpus based solely on a claim of a time-served credit error. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1470 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the collection of certain administrative fees by a community supervision and corrections department. House: Judiciary
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1492 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to work-related exposure to a reportable disease. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1495 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to certain standards applicable to certain inmates confined in a county jail pending transfer to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1529 79-0 (2005) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the provision of educational services to certain inmates imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1530 79-0 (2005) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the provision of telephone service to inmates and defendants confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1635 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to a residential infant care program for mothers confined in Texas Department of Criminal Justice facilities. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1653 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the approval, certification, and oversight of the private sector prison industries program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1681 79-0 (2005) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the imposition of sanctions on an inmate who refuses to cooperate in the taking of a sample or specimen to create a DNA record. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1707 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to county jail population reports. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1759 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the eligibility for jury-recommended community supervision and to the conditions of community supervision for certain defendants convicted of state jail felonies. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1760 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to facilities requirements for county jails. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1782 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the authority of the inspector general of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to issue administrative subpoenas for certain communication records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1783 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the submission of certain pleas and waivers by closed circuit video teleconferencing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1841 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the efficient use by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of county jail beds provided by contract between the department and counties. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1858 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the prosecution, treatment, and rehabilitation of certain sex offenders. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1896 79-0 (2005) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the application of laws awarding credit to an inmate for time between release on and subsequent revocation of parole, mandatory supervision, or conditional pardon. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1918 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the interagency exchange of information regarding certain offenders with special needs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1928 79-0 (2005) Author: Moreno, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the reimbursement of medical expenses incurred by county jailers and detention officers exposed to certain contagious diseases. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2036 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the regulation of sex offender treatment providers and the treatment of sex offenders; providing a penalty. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2057 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to distribution of condoms in state prisons and jails. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2077 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the prohibition of wireless communications devices in correctional facilities operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; providing penalties. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2120 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al.
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the administration of county government and the exercise of powers at the county level. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
HB 2195 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the disclosure of certain confidential health information to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2196 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the transfer of surplus data processing equipment to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 2197 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the availability to the public of photographs of an inmate confined by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2198 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to commissary operation in county jails and privately operated detention facilities. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2355 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the enforcement of a child support order by contempt. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2360 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to a pilot project to study the feasibility and effectiveness of contracting for commissary operations in certain correctional facilities. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 2384 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the composition of the Advisory Committee to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2550 79-0 (2005) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the use of unsworn declarations and certifications. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2835 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of commissaries operated by sheriffs. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2837 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the state's activities regarding education, vocational training, and reintegration of offenders. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2839 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the participation of state inmates in the production of certain goods and the provision of certain services. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2905 79-0 (2005) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the installation of water conservation systems in Texas Department of Criminal Justice facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2906 79-0 (2005) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to surety bonds for the electronic monitoring of criminal defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3026 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the hours of work of corrections officers employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3109 79-0 (2005) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the hours of work of corrections officers employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3118 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to fees collected for services provided by the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3216 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to report of inmate death. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3217 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to assault by employee on inmate. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3266 79-0 (2005) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to the reimbursement by certain defendants for the cost of confinement in county jail. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3314 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to prohibiting Internet access to obscene materials on state property. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 157 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Directing the Texas Building and Procurement Commission to have a Texas Youth Commission facility in San Saba County named after John Shero. House: State Affairs Signed by the Governor
SB 154 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the authority to require a convicted person to perform manual labor for a nonprofit organization. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 159 79-0 (2005) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al. Relating to the authority to require a convicted person to perform manual labor for a nonprofit organization. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 313 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the training required for certain county jailers. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
SB 395 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the submission of certain pleas and waivers by closed circuit video teleconferencing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 396 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the interagency exchange of information regarding certain offenders with special needs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 463 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the discharge of certain costs and fines in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 665 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to work-related exposure to a reportable disease. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 816 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the offense of harassment by persons in certain correctional facilities and to creating the offense of harassment of public servant. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 875 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the reimbursement by certain defendants for the cost of confinement in county jail. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 904 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the eligibility for jury-recommended community supervision for certain defendants convicted of state jail felonies. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 951 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the operation of certain cemeteries using county resources. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1049 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the efficient administration and certain powers of county government. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1119 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to contract with a private vendor for certain correctional facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1129 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority to require a convicted person to perform manual labor for certain public purposes. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1236 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to certain standards applicable to certain inmates confined in a county jail pending transfer to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1264 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to fees collected for services provided by the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1293 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to prohibiting wireless Internet access to obscene materials on public property. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1306 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to actions of the Commission on Jail Standards regarding certain county jails operating in excess of total capacity. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1469 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to reporting the deaths of certain individuals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1582 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the detention of persons for mental health purposes. House: Human Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1723 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the hours of work of corrections officers employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 69 79-1 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the operation of a system of community supervision. House: Corrections Posting rule suspended
HB 56 79-2 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the operation of a system of community supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 87 79-3 (2006) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the capacity of certain correctional facilities operated under contracts between the Texas Board of Criminal Justice and a private vendor or county commissioners court. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 129 79-3 (2006) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the eligibility of juvenile correctional officers for the fire fighter and law enforcement or security officer home loan program. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 24 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al. Relating to the restoration of good conduct time forfeited during a term of imprisonment. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
HB 25 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the use of tobacco products and cigarettes on property owned, used, or controlled by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 26 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to creating the criminal offense of providing a cigarette or tobacco product to an inmate of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 27 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the duration of the placement of an inmate in administrative segregation at the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 28 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to rehabilitation programs for defendants housed in state jail felony facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 31 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the provision of educational services to certain inmates imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
HB 32 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to certain writs of habeas corpus based solely on a claim of a time-served credit error. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 33 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the creation of the offense of failure to stop or report sexual assault of certain inmates. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 34 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the operation and oversight of the inmate grievance system used by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 35 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to funding for the supervision of certain defendants by community supervision and corrections departments. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 41 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the confinement of defendants convicted of state jail felonies. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 42 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to venue in the prosecution of the offenses of escape and unauthorized absence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 191 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the application of laws awarding credit to an inmate for time between release on and subsequent revocation of parole, mandatory supervision, or conditional pardon. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 192 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to reviews by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on the effect of race and ethnicity on decisions relating to good conduct time classifications and disciplinary matters. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 274 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of harassment by persons in certain correctional and detention facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 344 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the modification of a child support order during the obligor's confinement in jail or prison. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Placed on General State Calendar
HB 362 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to in-prison geriatric communities. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 679 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to inform certain inmates of their right to request to undergo an orchiectomy. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 681 78-0 (2003) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al.
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the location of a jail or related facility operated by a private vendor or a county. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 864 78-0 (2003) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to prohibiting the introduction or possession of certain items in correctional facilities or on certain property of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; providing penalties. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 996 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to juvenile facilities and programs. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues No action taken in committee
HB 1092 78-0 (2003) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the operation of a jail commissary by a sheriff in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1104 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to peace officers commissioned and employed to perform duties at correctional facilities. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 1180 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to participation by a defendant in a state boot camp program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1190 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the interagency exchange of information regarding certain offenders. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1236 78-0 (2003) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to information required to be placed in a pen packet accompanying a defendant on transfer from county jail to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1273 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the sale of prison articles and products. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1331 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the continuation of notice and consent procedures regarding the location of certain correctional or rehabilitation facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1372 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the operation of certain Texas Department of Criminal Justice industries and private sector prison industries programs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1474 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to awards of administrative good conduct time and the advancement of parole eligibility dates for certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1480 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the efficient administration of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1514 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the imposition of sanctions on defendants who violate conditions of community supervision. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1660 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to a report to the legislature regarding the installation and operation of video camera surveillance systems in county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1669 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to contracts between the Texas Board of Criminal Justice and commissioners courts or private vendors for certain facilities. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 1670 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to medically recommended intensive supervision of certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the release pending deportation of certain inmates of the department. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1711 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the provision of telephone service to inmates and defendants confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1724 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the abolition of the Commission on Jail Standards and the transfer of the functions of the commission to the office of the attorney general. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 1763 78-0 (2003) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the provision of pay telephone service to inmates confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1850 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the supervision of persons released from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1852 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the imprisonment and treatment of inmates serving prison sentences for driving while intoxicated offenses and similar offenses under Chapter 49, Penal Code. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1853 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the operation and maintenance of facilities of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the operation of certain department industries. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1854 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the participation of inmates in work programs at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1855 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to state compensation to counties based on the use of alternatives to revocation of community supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1856 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to a review of the operations of the Windham School District by the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Corrections
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to Government Organization
HB 1967 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to programs in certain counties to divert certain persons with mental health disorders or mental retardation from incarceration to appropriate services. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2071 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to variances granted by the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2115 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the submission of certain pleas and waivers by closed circuit video teleconferencing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2139 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the authority of a county to impose a sales and use tax to build a criminal detention center. House: Local Government Ways and Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2190 78-0 (2003) Author: Stick, Jack Relating to contracts between the Texas Board of Criminal Justice and commissioners courts or private vendors for certain facilities. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2333 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to certain personnel policies of the Texas Department of Corrections and to certain related duties of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2628 78-0 (2003) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to imposing a cost on conviction to reimburse counties for medical expenses incurred by jail inmates. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2669 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to mandatory controlled substance testing for certain persons who are arrested or have been confined for the commission of a criminal offense. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2727 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the time during which inmates may be considered for release on parole. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2870 78-0 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to conditions of employment for corrections officers employed by certain municipalities or counties. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2872 78-0 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to conditions of employment for state correctional officers. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2893 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the operations of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2927 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the implementation of a project for reintegration of offenders into the labor force. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2929 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the assessment of the mental health of certain newly confined or imprisoned persons. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3468 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the irrigation of agricultural land on prison property. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
HB 3517 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to certain correctional facilities that house only federal prisoners. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HR 1484 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 880. Reported enrolled
HR 1772 78-0 (2003) Author: Garza, Timoteo Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1952. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 267 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the continuation of notice and consent procedures regarding the location of certain correctional or rehabilitation facilities. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 391 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the operation of a jail commissary by a sheriff in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 519 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the interagency exchange of information regarding certain offenders. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 591 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the structure and functions of the Texas Council on Offenders with Mental Impairments and to reassigning the duties of the council to the Advisory Committee to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments and the Texas Correctional Office on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments. House: Corrections
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 592 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to the location of a jail or related facility operated jointly by a municipality and a county. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 704 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the maximum inmate population of a facility operated by a city or county. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 729 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to the elements of the offense of harassment by persons in certain correctional facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 826 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to reporting the deaths of certain individuals; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 880 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the time allowed for disposition of certain charges regarding a violation of parole or other forms of release from prison. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 883 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to information required to be placed in a pen packet accompanying a defendant on transfer from county jail to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
SB 958 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to venue in the prosecution of the offenses of escape and unauthorized absence. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1023 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Relating to restricting availability of weight-lifting equipment or accessories to certain inmates imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 1110 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to certain personnel policies of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1124 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the punishment for the offense of escape. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1145 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to programs in certain counties to divert certain persons with mental health disorders or mental retardation from incarceration to appropriate services. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1306 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the submission of certain pleas and waivers by closed circuit video teleconferencing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1593 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to good conduct time earned by certain inmates. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1596 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the placement of video camera surveillance systems in county jails. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1686 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the training required for a person appointed as a county jailer. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
SB 1952 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Swinford, David | et. al.
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Rules suspended
HB 25 78-1 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to various information, meetings, and operations of certain state entities. House: Government Reform Meeting cancelled
HB 44 78-1 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the provision of telephone service to inmates and defendants confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 45 78-1 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the restoration of good conduct time forfeited during a term of imprisonment. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 51 78-1 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the creation of a select committee to study prison privatization. House: Government Reform
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 19 78-1 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. Senate: Government Organization No action taken in committee
HB 48 78-2 (2003) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the operation of community supervision and corrections departments and to the early release of a defendant from community supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 123 77-0 (2001) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to a requirement that inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice participate in educational programs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 124 77-0 (2001) Author: West, George Relating to restricting certain recreational amenities available to inmates imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 261 77-0 (2001) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the transfer of a defendant from county jail to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice pending an appeal by the defendant. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 287 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to creating the criminal offense of providing a cigarette or tobacco product to an inmate of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 588 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the creation of a DNA record for certain persons convicted of a felony; providing a penalty. House: Corrections
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
HB 633 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to compensation for a person wrongfully imprisoned. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 671 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to compensation for individuals unjustly imprisoned. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 773 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat | et. al. Relating to the purchase of prescription drugs for persons confined in institutions operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 775 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the state's correctional substance abuse treatment and to the creation of a blue ribbon panel and an interagency council to study and make recommendations regarding that treatment. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 776 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to certain criminal justice contracts and to the implementation, operation, and maintenance of the criminal justice information system. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 778 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the responsibility for payment of costs incurred in providing certain medical, dental, or health-related services to a state prisoner held in county jail. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 800 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the rights of victims of crime, the payment of restitution to victims, and the training of certain persons who deal with victims. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 859 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to in-prison geriatric communities. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 908 77-0 (2001) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the detention of an inmate or person pending a hearing on ineligible release or a charge of violating a condition of parole or release to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 941 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the duty of a county to notify the Texas Department of Criminal Justice regarding certain proceedings in cases of defendants or inmates returned to the county on a bench warrant. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 942 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to a requirement that certain inmates participate in treatment programs as a condition of earning good conduct time. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 943 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the dismissal of a claim brought by an inmate. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 944 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the punishment for the offense of unlawful restraint. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 945 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the duty of a county to notify the Texas Department of Criminal Justice regarding certain dismissals of criminal cases. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1026 77-0 (2001) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to naming certain state buildings. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1042 77-0 (2001) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al. Relating to the use of tobacco products on property owned, used, or controlled by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1057 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to compensation for wrongful conviction. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 1105 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the ineligibility of certain inmates to file wage claims. House: Economic Development Considered in Calendars
HB 1139 77-0 (2001) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the compensation of employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1230 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the purchase of prescription drugs for persons confined in institutions operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1238 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the rehabilitation of defendants and inmates confined or imprisoned in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the reduction of recidivism. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1260 77-0 (2001) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to work projects on which the labor of inmates confined in county jail may be used. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1313 77-0 (2001) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the punishment for the offense of unlawful restraint. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1314 77-0 (2001) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to requiring certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to participate in treatment programs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1315 77-0 (2001) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the dismissal of a claim brought by an inmate. House: Corrections
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
HB 1333 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to making emergency appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1472 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to securing the rendition of prisoners in criminal proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1480 77-0 (2001) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the compensation of certain employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1536 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to compensation for persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 1616 77-0 (2001) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to suspending crime victims' compensation payments otherwise paid to a person imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1617 77-0 (2001) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the expansion of prison industries programs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1658 77-0 (2001) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the duty of a county to notify the Texas Department of Criminal Justice regarding certain dismissals of criminal cases. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1659 77-0 (2001) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the duty of a county to notify the Texas Department of Criminal Justice regarding certain proceedings in cases of defendants or inmates returned to the county on a bench warrant. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1800 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to initiating a pilot program for diverting from the criminal justice system persons with mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1835 77-0 (2001) Author: Shields, John Relating to responses to medical grievances filed by inmates confined by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1890 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to control of contracts and funds of a commissary for the county jail of certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1986 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to compensation of a person wrongfully imprisoned. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2003 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the use of certain medication algorithms in the treatment of certain mentally ill inmates. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2015 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to build or contract for the construction of a secure correctional facility. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2081 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to the creation of a commutation process for certain seriously ill inmates. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2097 77-0 (2001) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to prosecuting and punishing certain individuals who violate the civil rights of persons in custody or engage in sexual conduct with persons in custody. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2145 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to a fee imposed on persons convicted of an offense to support the Correctional Management Institute of Texas and the Criminal Justice Center at Sam Houston State University and to fund scholarships for state correctional officers. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2292 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to tuition assistance for certain students enrolled in counseling degree programs who agree to counsel the criminal justice population of this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2466 77-0 (2001) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to requiring a defendant convicted of a misdemeanor to reimburse a county for confinement expenses. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2540 77-0 (2001) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the location of certain correctional and rehabilitation facilities. House: Corrections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2583 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to AIDS, HIV, and hepatitis education and testing for inmates and employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2639 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the inclusion of an incarcerated person in the population data used for redistricting according to the person's last residence before incarceration. House: Elections Record vote
HB 2800 77-0 (2001) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the restoration of forfeited good conduct time. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 2818 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the maximum inmate population of facilities operated by municipalities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2890 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting certain persons in custody for sex offenses from contacting juvenile victims of their offenses, to the liability of a correctional facility or its officers and employees for contacts between certain persons in custody for sex offenses and the juvenile victims of their offenses, and to the confidentiality of certain information identifying juvenile sex offense victims. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3113 77-0 (2001) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to grievance procedures for employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3185 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to certain personnel policies of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3504 77-0 (2001) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to sanctions imposed on certain persons following modification of parole or release on mandatory supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3505 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the authority of the attorney general to fund the establishment of an information and notification system for crime victims with the compensation to victims of crime fund. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3509 77-0 (2001) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al. Relating to the provision of visitation facilities by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to The Role of the Family in Reducing Recidivism Advisory Committee. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HR 1267 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 536. Reported enrolled
SB 347 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to the provision of health care, including prescription drugs, for persons confined in institutions operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 536 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Relating to compensation to persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 636 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to the analysis and review of mental illness treatment programs for certain juvenile and adult offenders. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 644 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to continuity of care for offenders with mental impairments. House: Corrections
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 840 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Ellis, Dan
Relating to the response required of a governmental body to a request for information from a person who is incarcerated. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 997 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting certain persons in custody from contacting their victims. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1001 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy
Relating to the authority of a judge of a district court to hear certain matters at a correctional facility. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1097 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to requiring the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to maintain current photographs of inmates. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1135 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to the ineligibility of certain inmates to file wage claims. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1270 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David
Sponsor: Dunnam, Jim
Relating to the harassment of persons by individuals confined in certain juvenile detention or correctional facilities; providing penalties. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1271 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David
Sponsor: Dunnam, Jim
Relating to the punishment for escape committed by certain juveniles detained in a secure detention facility or a secure correctional facility operated by or under contract with a juvenile board. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1341 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to reimbursing counties for the cost of holding state parolees in county jails. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1582 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to responses to medical grievances filed by inmates confined in Texas correctional facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 49 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to a misdemeanant's liability for the cost of confinement in a county jail. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 50 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 74 76-0 (1999) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the reimbursement of a county by a misdemeanant for certain expenses incurred by the county. House: County Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 117 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the forfeiture of commutation of time for good conduct by an inmate of a county jail who files a frivolous or malicious lawsuit. House: County Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 127 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the participation of Texas Department of Criminal Justice inmates in community service projects performed by state agencies and local governments. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 128 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to participation of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in certain food bank programs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 129 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the award of good conduct time to inmates who voluntarily submit to certain controlled substances testing. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 133 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to certain contracts for inmate labor. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 134 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the applicability of the Hazard Communication Act to certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 157 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 163 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the offense of possession of a controlled substance or dangerous drug in a correctional facility. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 244 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to a requirement that inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice participate in work and educational programs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 261 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the forfeiture of good conduct time of an inmate who files a frivolous or malicious lawsuit while confined in county jail awaiting transfer to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 262 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al. Relating to the payment of fees and costs by an inmate who has filed a frivolous lawsuit. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
HB 275 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George | et. al. Relating to restricting certain recreational amenities available to inmates imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 347 76-0 (1999) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the financing of certain eligible projects for criminal justice purposes. House: Corrections
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 544 76-0 (1999) Author: Staples, Todd | et. al. Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators; providing a penalty. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 584 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the right to expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 594 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of proceeds from a commissary at a county jail. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 621 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the requirements for the location of a correctional or rehabilitation facility. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 636 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al. Relating to the procedure by which an inmate imprisoned in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice may resolve a conflict over time-served credits for time spent confined before transfer to the department. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
HB 681 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to claims against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for certain conduct of state prison inmates. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 788 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the electronic transmission of certain information to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 812 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to contracts for inmate labor entered into by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice that provide inmates with access to personal information about persons who are not confined. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 854 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the identification of certain persons confined by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice who are subject to a warrant. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 999 76-0 (1999) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the receipt or disclosure of information relating to offenders with special needs. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1102 76-0 (1999) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to prohibiting discharge or release payments to certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 1112 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to law enforcement personnel of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1198 76-0 (1999) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to work projects on which the labor of inmates confined in county jail may be used. House: County Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1318 76-0 (1999) Author: Lengefeld, David
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to manage inmate money and to the procedures for managing inmate money. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1363 76-0 (1999) Author: Hawley, Judy
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Karnes County. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1379 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the information about an inmate of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice that is subject to public disclosure or excepted from public disclosure. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 1443 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the use of inmates by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in training dogs to attack. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1489 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the provision of medical care services to inmates confined by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to certain administrative matters pertaining to the provision of those services. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1601 76-0 (1999) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette Relating to a determination of mental competency in the prosecution of criminal cases and to the disposition of defendants found to be incompetent before trial or after conviction. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 1640 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to unemployment compensation benefit eligibility of certain inmates. House: Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1705 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to the continuation and the functions of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the administration of the Private Sector Prison Industries Oversight Authority, and the administration of the Texas Council on Offenders with Mental Impairments. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1713 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the harassment of persons by individuals imprisoned or confined in adult or juvenile correctional facilities; creating an offense. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1850 76-0 (1999) Author: Lengefeld, David Relating to eligibility for certain programs or services provided by the Windham School District. House: Public Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1858 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the identification of defendants confined in a state jail felony facility who are subject to a warrant. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1899 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to requiring the creation of a DNA record for certain individuals convicted of burglary or adjudicated as having engaged in delinquent conduct that violates the prohibition against burglary. House: Public Safety No action taken in committee
HB 2123 76-0 (1999) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to requiring the state to reimburse counties for the costs of confining certain state inmates. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2342 76-0 (1999) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the repeal of certain prevailing wage requirements regarding payment for services under certain contracts. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2469 76-0 (1999) Author: Ramsay, Tom
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to facilities requirements for county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2593 76-0 (1999) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses related to taking an alcoholic beverage into a correctional facility. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2640 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Correctional Managed Health Care Advisory Committee. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 2762 76-0 (1999) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to requests for information under the public information law from incarcerated individuals and their agents. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2846 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the operation of a commissary in the county jail in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 2952 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the participation of certain inmates and former inmates in certain pilot programs for mental health care. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2971 76-0 (1999) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Nixon, Drew
Relating to certain training and licensing requirements for appointment as a county jailer. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3215 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the methods by which the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Texas Youth Commission obtain samples or specimens for the purpose of creating a DNA record. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3247 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the operation of Texas Correctional Industries and private sector prison industries. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 3251 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to improper sexual activity between certain law enforcement or correctional personnel and persons under custody; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3256 76-0 (1999) Author: Farrar, Jessica
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the exchange of information related to a special needs offender. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3349 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the brush control program administered by the State Soil and Water Conservation Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock Postponed
HB 3409 76-0 (1999) Author: Williams, Thomas Relating to jail capacity standards. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3530 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to providing privacy for certain interviews between licensed private investigators and persons confined in a correctional facility. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3598 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to requiring notice regarding the location of establishments serving alcoholic beverages, sexually oriented businesses, and correctional or rehabilitation facilities. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3601 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination affecting certain former offenders. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 29 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators; providing a penalty. House: Corrections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 53 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the reimbursement of a county by a misdemeanant for certain expenses incurred by the county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 75 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to crediting time served in confinement by a defendant while on community supervision toward completion of a sentence in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 152 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Dunnam, Jim
Relating to the punishment for escape committed by certain juveniles in the custody of the Texas Youth Commission. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 258 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to the applicability of the Hazard Communication Act to certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 334 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to unemployment compensation benefit eligibility of certain inmates. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 365 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the continuation and the functions of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the administration of the Private Sector Prison Industries Oversight Authority, the administration of the Texas Council on Offenders with Mental Impairments, and the civil commitment of sexually violent predators. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 371 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Correctional Managed Health Care Advisory Committee. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 420 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Jones, Jesse
Relating to certain contracts for inmate labor and to criminal and administrative consequences for inmates who gain access to certain information while performing inmate labor. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 421 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al.
Relating to a determination of mental competency in the prosecution of criminal cases and to the disposition of defendants found to be incompetent before trial or after conviction. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 744 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to requests for information under the public information law from incarcerated individuals and their agents. House: Corrections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 806 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the provision of medical care services to inmates confined by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to certain administrative matters pertaining to the provision of those services. Senate: Health Services Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 894 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to improper sexual activity between certain law enforcement or correctional personnel and persons under custody or supervision; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 906 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to work projects on which the labor of inmates confined in county jail may be used. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1062 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom | et. al. Relating to requiring the state to reimburse counties for the costs of confining certain state inmates. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1182 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to certain requirements of certain county jails. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1217 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to the disclosure of certain information concerning the mental health of a person detained in a correctional facility. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1276 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Relating to a misdemeanant's liability for the cost of confinement in a county jail. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1514 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to contracts for the use of inmate labor and the labor of persons placed on community supervision for state highway system improvement and brush control projects. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1576 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to notifying local law enforcement officials of the release of certain gang members from the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1730 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to contracts between commissioners courts and private vendors for certain corrections facilities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SR 392 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Directing the Texas Council on Offenders with Mental Impairments to conduct a study on strategies to reduce the use of jails as a mental health treatment provider. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SR 1159 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 365. Reported enrolled
HB 77 75-0 (1997) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the change in designation and functions of certain facilities under the control of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Meeting cancelled
HB 114 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to an inmate's liability for the inmate's cost of confinement in a county jail or the institutional division. House: Corrections Subcommittee members named
HB 126 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the time of the day at which a defendant confined on conviction of a misdemeanor discharges the sentence of confinement. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 151 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to capital murder by a peace officer, jailer, or guard of a person in custody. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 174 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the use of a state jail felony conviction to enhance the punishment for subsequent felony offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 214 75-0 (1997) Author: Staples, Todd | et. al. Relating to the provision of health care to an inmate confined in a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 238 75-0 (1997) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the eligibility of certain offenders for release on parole or mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 256 75-0 (1997) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the ability of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to enter into contracts for inmate labor that provide inmates with access to personal information about persons who are not confined. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 267 75-0 (1997) Author: Rabuck, Bob Relating to the payment of certain court fees and costs in suits brought by inmates. House: Corrections Subcommittee members named
HB 279 75-0 (1997) Author: West, George | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to a requirement that inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice participate in work and educational programs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
HB 329 75-0 (1997) Author: Kamel, Ted | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain community supervision and corrections department officers to carry weapons. House: Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 341 75-0 (1997) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to requiring the state to reimburse counties for the costs of confining certain state inmates. House: Corrections Subcommittee members named
HB 373 75-0 (1997) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the forfeiture of commutation of time for good conduct by an inmate of a county jail who files a frivolous or malicious lawsuit. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 383 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron | et. al. Relating to the use of inmates by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in training dogs to attack. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 403 75-0 (1997) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the membership of the Correctional Managed Health Care Advisory Committee to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 405 75-0 (1997) Author: West, George | et. al. Relating to restricting certain recreational amenities available to inmates imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 438 75-0 (1997) Author: Alvarado, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the implementation of a controlled substances testing program to be administered to inmates housed in facilities operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 485 75-0 (1997) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to requiring that an out-of-state inmate housed in a correctional facility in this state be returned to the sending state before the inmate's release from imprisonment. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 498 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to requiring inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to pay certain expenses associated with the cost of their confinement. House: Corrections Subcommittee members named
HB 507 75-0 (1997) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to educational and employment experience requirements for certain individuals hired as guards in facilities that house inmates; providing a penalty. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 513 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to the provision of health care to an inmate confined in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Subcommittee members named
HB 548 75-0 (1997) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the composition of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice and the administration of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 558 75-0 (1997) Author: Culberson, John Relating to requiring public notice before certain actions relating to a criminal detention facility can be taken. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 818 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to a study of the incidence of dual supervision of certain persons by the pardons and paroles division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and community supervision and corrections departments and to the reporting of certain arrests to prevent dual supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 819 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to reducing the recidivism rate for individuals under the supervision of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 861 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to requiring the state to reimburse counties for the costs of confining certain state inmates. House: Corrections Subcommittee members named
HB 877 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to notifying a victim of a criminal offense of the escape or release of the defendant convicted of the offense committed against the victim. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 917 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to contracts for inmate labor entered into by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice that provide inmates with access to personal information about persons who are not confined. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 975 75-0 (1997) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to preventing and prosecuting the criminal offense of escape. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1001 75-0 (1997) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to eligibility requirements for voting by persons convicted of a felony. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1142 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Pete
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the determination of the inmate population of a county jail and to the effect of that determination on the further confinement of inmates in that jail. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1262 75-0 (1997) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to requiring the state to reimburse counties for the costs of confining certain state inmates. House: Corrections Subcommittee members named
HB 1301 75-0 (1997) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the oversight of the private sector prison industries program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1349 75-0 (1997) Author: Kamel, Ted Relating to the ability of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to enter into contracts for inmate labor that provide inmates with access to personal information about persons who are not confined. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1392 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to the consolidation of the fiscal and program audit functions of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1422 75-0 (1997) Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to prohibiting employment discrimination against certain employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for refusing to take a polygraph examination. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1427 75-0 (1997) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the possession and use of tobacco products by employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1549 75-0 (1997) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the provision of postsecondary educational opportunities to certain state inmates. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1642 75-0 (1997) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the abolishment of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1693 75-0 (1997) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to authorizing the state jail division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to house county jail inmates in a state jail felony facility. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1747 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to procedures to deal with an individual who is in the criminal justice system and who has a mental illness or is a person with mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1767 75-0 (1997) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to garnishment of money held in an inmate trust fund. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1792 75-0 (1997) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the authority of a judge to impose sentence on a defendant convicted of a state jail felony. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1803 75-0 (1997) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro | et. al. Relating to control of tuberculosis in certain jail populations. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1928 75-0 (1997) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the operation of juvenile pre-adjudication and post-adjudication secure detention and correctional facilities. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2136 75-0 (1997) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to requiring the consent of local governments to place a correctional or rehabilitation facility in certain areas. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2152 75-0 (1997) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to tax credits. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2251 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the collection of certain samples or specimens for the DNA database maintained by the Department of Public Safety. House: Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2283 75-0 (1997) Author: Farrar, Jessica
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting sexual activity between certain public servants and persons in custody. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2324 75-0 (1997) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the organization and operation of certain prison industries in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the Texas Youth Commission, and certain county correctional facilities, to agricultural programs and work programs of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and to certain funds held in trust for inmates in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; providing a penalty. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2326 75-0 (1997) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the creation of the victim services division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the assignment of certain powers and duties to that division. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2393 75-0 (1997) Author: Serna, Gilbert Relating to a civil service system for community supervision and corrections departments in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2450 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Texas Department of Human Services to create a pilot program to administer to special needs offenders paroled from the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2532 75-0 (1997) Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2605 75-0 (1997) Author: Ramsay, Tom Relating to specifying that certain information about an inmate of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice is excepted from required disclosure under the open records law and that certain other inmate information is subject to required disclosure under that law. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2634 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to administrative fees collected by community supervision and corrections departments. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2635 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen Relating to the operation of state jail felony facilities and to the supervision of defendants convicted of state jail felonies. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2638 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the creation of an office of inspector general for criminal justice. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2704 75-0 (1997) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the training of certain law enforcement officers and county jailers. House: Public Safety Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2730 75-0 (1997) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the availability of certain material to inmates in correctional facilities operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2738 75-0 (1997) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to convey real property in exchange for property of equivalent fair market value. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2749 75-0 (1997) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to standards adopted for and registry of juvenile pre-adjudication and post-adjudication secure detention and correctional facilities by the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2763 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the application of the open meetings law to judges performing management functions in connection with a community supervision and corrections department. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2779 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to requiring the office of the attorney general to defend local community supervision and corrections departments in certain suits brought against them. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2825 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the use of inmate and probationer labor for state highway system projects. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2827 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the death of an inmate in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or imprisoned in a facility operated by or under contract with the department. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2828 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen Relating to public access to certain personal information about employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and certain law enforcement personnel. House: Corrections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2874 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the collection and disposal of information pertaining to a criminal combination. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 3016 75-0 (1997) Author: Price, Albert | et. al.
Sponsor: Galloway, Michael
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Jefferson County or Walker County. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3101 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to reimbursement of the Texas Department of Human Services from an inmate's trust fund. House: Corrections
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3212 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Duval County. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3254 75-0 (1997) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to correctional facilities that house inmates convicted of offenses against the laws of another state of the United States. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3275 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the payment of certain health-related expenses incurred by persons confined in a county jail or kept under guard by a county. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3352 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen Relating to arbitration of certain claims against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice arising from the construction of certain state correctional facilities. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 3526 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the rights of an accused in the criminal justice system. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HCR 132 75-0 (1997) Author: Counts, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Encouraging the Texas Board of Criminal Justice, Texas Youth Commission, Juvenile Probation Commission, county commissioners, and sheriffs to support faith-based correctional programming and facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
SB 36 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the eligibility of certain offenders for release on parole or mandatory supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 37 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the authority of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to provide maximum flexibility to the department in the use of space and programs. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 51 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the forfeiture of good conduct time by certain inmates confined in the institutional division or a transfer facility of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 66 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Burnam, Lon
Relating to notice to the public and to public officials concerning activities affecting certain community corrections facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 67 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to purchasing procedures used by the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 188 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to creating an offense for possession of certain information by an inmate of the institutional division or the state jail division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 203 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd | et. al.
Relating to the provision of health care to an inmate confined in a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/98
SB 289 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the provision of health care to an inmate confined in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 367 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 450 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to requiring that an out-of-state inmate housed in a correctional facility in this state be returned to the sending state before the inmate's release from imprisonment. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 496 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David Relating to municipal and county consent for the placement of a correctional or rehabilitation facility in close proximity to a residential zoning area, private residence, school, park, or recreation area or to a church, synagogue, or other house of worship. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 630 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to requiring the state to reimburse counties for the costs of confining certain state inmates. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 673 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to money held in an inmate trust fund account. House: Corrections
Senate: Jurisprudence
Point of order sustained
SB 703 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to the consolidation of the fiscal and program audit functions of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 918 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to funding the costs of apprehending certain inmates for whom warrants are issued by the Board of Pardons and Paroles or the pardons and paroles division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
SB 939 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to control of tuberculosis in certain jail populations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1009 75-0 (1997) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to correctional facilities that house inmates convicted of offenses against the laws of another state of the United States. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1010 75-0 (1997) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the definition of "custody" for the purpose of prosecuting the offense of escape. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1212 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to procedures to deal with an individual who is in the criminal justice system and who has a mental illness or is a person with mental retardation. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1220 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the use of inmate and probationer labor for state highway system projects. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1312 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the consolidation of the fiscal and program audit functions of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1317 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to notifying a victim of a criminal offense of the escape or release of the defendant convicted of the offense committed against the victim. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1369 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to reducing the recidivism rate for individuals under the supervision of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1443 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to arbitration of certain claims against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice arising from the construction of certain state correctional facilities. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1544 75-0 (1997) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Place, Allen
Relating to public access to certain personal information about employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and certain law enforcement personnel. House: Corrections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1610 75-0 (1997) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the county jail work release program and to participation by certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, with the approval of a sheriff, in that program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1611 75-0 (1997) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the creation of the victim services division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the assignment of certain powers and duties to that division. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1612 75-0 (1997) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the disposition of proceeds from the sale of state-owned real property under the management of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Point of order sustained
SB 1634 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the application of the open meetings law to judges performing management functions in connection with a community supervision and corrections department. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1662 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to authorizing certain community supervision and corrections department officers and parole officers to carry weapons. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SCR 44 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Counts, David
Encouraging the Texas Board of Criminal Justice, Texas Youth Commission, Juvenile Probation Commission, county commissioners, and sheriffs to support faith-based correctional programming and facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Signed by the Governor
HB 13 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the use of state jail felony facilities for housing inmates eligible for confinement in transfer facilities. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 40 74-0 (1995) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Relating to the requirement of DNA analysis of certain inmates and to the creation of a DNA database; providing penalties. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 65 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to capital murder by a peace officer, jailer, or guard of a person in custody. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 91 74-0 (1995) Author: Ramsay, Tom | et. al. Relating to restricting certain recreational amenities available to inmates imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Coauthor Authorized
HB 179 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the participation of certain defendants in county jail work release programs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 255 74-0 (1995) Author: Alvarado, Leo Relating to requests by the pardons and paroles division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for criminal history record information on certain parolees and persons released to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 269 74-0 (1995) Author: Cook, John
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the redundant reporting of information within the criminal justice information system. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 295 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan Relating to assigning a unique identification number to an inmate confined in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 296 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan Relating to the punishment of habitual state jail felony offenders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 355 74-0 (1995) Author: Johnson, Jerry | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain supervision officers to carry weapons. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 450 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to certain products sold to inmates. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 462 74-0 (1995) Author: Alvarado, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to food products sold to prison inmates. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 502 74-0 (1995) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to prohibiting possession and smoking of tobacco by inmates; providing a penalty. House: Corrections Referred to subcommittee
HB 514 74-0 (1995) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to the employment of inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice by contractors constructing institutional division facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 520 74-0 (1995) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds for projects relating to corrections institutions and to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for acquiring, constructing, and equipping corrections institutions. House: Appropriations Governor submitted as emergency
HB 566 74-0 (1995) Author: Reyna, Elvira Relating to the payment of court costs for civil suits filed by certain persons confined in county jail. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 694 74-0 (1995) Author: Culberson, John Relating to access to certain personal information by an inmate of a prison or jail or an offender who is released on parole, community supervision, or mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 751 74-0 (1995) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the auditing of county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 752 74-0 (1995) Author: Rhodes, Alec | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to eligibility for certain law enforcement training programs and examinations. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 949 74-0 (1995) Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to the ability of incarcerated individuals to access and use certain public records or personal information pertaining to certain other individuals; providing a penalty. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1056 74-0 (1995) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to prohibiting smoking and the provision of tobacco products in county jails and other county correctional facilities; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
HB 1155 74-0 (1995) Author: Telford, Barry
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the limited authority of a peace officer from an adjoining state to transport certain criminal defendants in this state. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1343 74-0 (1995) Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Sponsor: Montford, John | et. al.
Relating to inmate grievances and frivolous or malicious litigation filed by inmates. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1370 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan Relating to the offense of unauthorized absence from a community corrections facility, county correctional center, or correctional assignment site. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1459 74-0 (1995) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to conjugal visitation of inmates in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1538 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the availability to law enforcement agencies of certain information relating to inmates in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1567 74-0 (1995) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the operation and implementation of the correctional managed health care plan. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1643 74-0 (1995) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the establishment of boot camp programs by the Texas Youth Commission and the participation in boot camp programs by certain juvenile offenders. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1696 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to tuberculosis screening for certain employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and related managed care plans. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1758 74-0 (1995) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the use of telephones by defendants confined in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1759 74-0 (1995) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the use or possession of tobacco products by inmates and employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and visitors to the department. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1979 74-0 (1995) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the procedures for selling state property under the management and control of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1980 74-0 (1995) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the procedures for investigating the death of a person confined in a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; providing a penalty. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1995 74-0 (1995) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the eligibility of inmates serving sentences for first, second, or third degree felonies to be confined in state jail felony facilities. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2087 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the imposition by certain counties of a sales and use tax dedicated to operating a landfill and a criminal detention center. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2138 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan Relating to authorizing the sale to the public of articles and products manufactured by a county jail industries program. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2162 74-0 (1995) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the efficient administration of the criminal justice system. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2171 74-0 (1995) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to changing the name of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 2172 74-0 (1995) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to capacity limits for county jail dormitories and day rooms. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2173 74-0 (1995) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the requirement of separating certain classes of inmates in a county jail. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2195 74-0 (1995) Author: Telford, Barry Relating to the provision of sex offender treatment to certain inmates imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2237 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to creating an interim committee to study the feasibility of establishing a privately operated telephone service for inmates and defendants confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2278 74-0 (1995) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the transfer of certain facilities between state agencies. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2423 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the assessment and collection of certain criminal justice fees by certain officers and by community supervision and corrections departments. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2434 74-0 (1995) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the creation of a program to provide inmates an alternative to the meals normally provided inmates by the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2493 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to oversight of the work program plan operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2502 74-0 (1995) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the disposition of inmates' pay and moneys deposited in an inmate trust fund. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2503 74-0 (1995) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to prison inmate liability for destruction of property at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2561 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the appointment and duties of a jail administrator in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2629 74-0 (1995) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the adoption of a scheduled admissions policy for the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2654 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to contracts entered into by the prison industries office of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2679 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to county jail work release programs. House: Civil Practices Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2717 74-0 (1995) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the punishment for defendants convicted of violent crimes and the conditions under which convicted felons live and work while confined. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2764 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the sale of articles or products manufactured in a correctional facility. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2780 74-0 (1995) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to arbitration of certain claims against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice arising from the construction of certain state correctional facilities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2782 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the responsibility for the prison industries program within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2897 74-0 (1995) Author: Longoria, John Relating to requirements for the segregation of classes of inmates in county jails and for capacities in county jails. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2979 74-0 (1995) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to dental, medical and health-related expenses incurred by prisoners confined in county jail and persons kept under guard by counties. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from calendar
HB 3022 74-0 (1995) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the purposes for which a county jail industries program may be established. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3085 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to the acquisition and operation of county jail facilities and declaring an emergency. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 73 74-0 (1995) Author: Culberson, John | et. al. Authorizing the legislature to intervene in the "Ruiz" prison case or any other Texas jail cases and to employ its own counsel for that action. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HCR 76 74-0 (1995) Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Authorizing the legislature to intervene in the Ruiz prison case and other cases involving the state correctional system and to employ legal counsel for that purpose. House: Corrections
Senate: State Affairs
Record vote
HCR 170 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker to establish a joint interim committee to study the application of advanced electronics technology to correctional surveillance and security. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
HR 811 74-0 (1995) Author: Stiles, Mark Urging the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to name the soon-be-completed substance abuse treatment facility in Jefferson County in honor of Judge Richard P. LeBlanc, Jr. Reported enrolled
SB 4 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds for projects relating to corrections institutions and to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for acquiring, constructing, and equipping corrections institutions. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 37 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to access to certain personal information by an inmate of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 44 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Combs, Susan | et. al.
Relating to the provision of good conduct time to inmates sentenced to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 46 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to requiring victim notification when an inmate escapes from a facility operated by the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 137 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the punishment for repeat and habitual state jail felony offenders. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 146 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to membership on community justice councils by state senators and representatives. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 148 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the eligibility of inmates serving sentences for first, second, or third degree felonies to be confined in state jail felony facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 149 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Relating to the release of information concerning the treatment of a sex offender by a treatment provider, a criminal justice agency, or a local law enforcement authority. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 205 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to temporary furloughs granted to inmates by the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 235 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the creation of the offense of improper use of information by an inmate or person confined in a state jail felony facility. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 244 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to court orders to grant a name change to certain persons convicted of a criminal offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 279 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to the identification of inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and other convicted persons as illegal criminal aliens. House: Corrections
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 302 74-0 (1995) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to a system of sanctions for inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice who file frivolous suits or take bad faith actions in a suit. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 342 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Combs, Susan
Relating to the offense of unauthorized absence from a community corrections facility, county correctional center, or correctional assignment site. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 343 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the punishment of assaults committed against certain public servants. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 354 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to access to certain personal information by persons in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; creating an offense and providing a penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 388 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to the applicability of the open records law to certain incarcerated individuals. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 402 74-0 (1995) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to certain products sold to inmates. Senate: Criminal Justice Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
SB 412 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the use of state funds or services by certain private entities for the legal representation of an inmate sentenced to death. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 565 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Relating to prohibiting the transfer of inmates who are serving sentences for violent offenses to state jail felony facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 569 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to the provision of hospice services to inmates and defendants confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 599 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John Relating to inmate grievances and frivolous or malicious litigation filed by inmates. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 620 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David Relating to employment of county residents at Texas Department of Criminal Justice facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 693 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to prison inmate liability for destruction of property at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 821 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the imposition by certain counties of a sales and use tax dedicated to operating a landfill and a criminal detention center. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 837 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to television viewing by inmates and defendants in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 860 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prohibiting the provision of tobacco products in county jails and other county correctional facilities; providing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations

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